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1 hr ago | Blackout Dallas
Dec 14, 2013; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn celebrates after he scores against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period at MTS Centre. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports Recently, the experts at NHL.com voted Jamie Benn as the top left-wing in the NHL right now.
8 hrs ago | Five For Howling
Scottie Upshall was only a Coyote for a brief time. He never played a full season with the Yotes, as he was acquired in a trade deadline deal from Philadelphia for Daniel Carcillo on March 4, 2009.
10 hrs ago | Howlin Hockey
March 4, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith defends the goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the first period at Jobing.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports One of the most electrifying positions in all of sports is the goaltender.
11 hrs ago | Nucks Misconduct
OK, so we've analyzed and armchair GM'd the living hell out of what the Canucks ' roster will look like at the beginning of the regular season and it should look something like this: Vancouver finished with a 36-35-11 record and ended up 12th in the West, 1 point behind Winterpeg and 9 points out of a playoff spot. Let's quickly look at what the other teams in the Pacific and Central Divisions have done this offseason and draw a comparison of roster depth.
15 hrs ago | Blades of Teal
May 5, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture celebrates after scoring a goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at HP Pavilion. The San Jose Sharks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2.
Goaltender Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save as ice flies into his mask in double overtime against the New York Rangers during Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014. While Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi told the L.A. Times his goalie hasn't suffered any setbacks after off-season wrist surgery, the team is being patient.
Apr 30, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks defenseman Scott Hannan controls the puck against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period in game seven of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center at San Jose. The Kings defeated the Sharks 5-1.
Only nine days remain until the preseason begins for the Coyotes. Below are the nine promotion nights fans need to attend.
The Dallas Stars introduced their first mascot in recent memory at the season-opening Icebreaker event on Saturday, showing Victor E. Green to an audience for the first time. The fuzzy green alien who wears cowboy boots and has hockey sticks for... ears? antenna? is not the first mascot in Stars history.
For members of the Los Angeles Kings team success always comes before induvidual recognition and that is personified no better than in the team's two Stanley Cup banners. Having said that such an elite team is made up of truly elite players that have the potential to take home some NHL hardware at the end of the 2014-2015 season.
The top prospect for the Stars shined on Friday night as Brett Ritchie's two goals led a comeback victory for Dallas over the Rangers. The Dallas Stars kicked off the 2014 Traverse City Tournament in dramatic fashion, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday night thanks to a three-point night from top prospect Brett Ritchie.
One week from today, a drama-filled, if activity-sparse, offseason will finally conclude as the San Jose Sharks begin training camp at their Sharks Ice practice facility. Earlier this evening, the team announced its full camp roster and schedule which you can access in PDF format here .
March 7, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA; St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen makes the save on Phoenix Coyotes center Antoine Vermette during the second period at Jobing.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports With approximately one month until puck drop, hockey fans are able to rejoice as their favorite video game franchise returned last Tuesday.
With 10 days remaining until the first preseason game, let's take a look at 10 new rule changes implemented for this season. Every season the NHL looks to improve the quality and safety of play by implementing a series of rule changes, usually small tweaks.
The Minnesota brought Nino Niederreiter back into the fold with a three year contract extension, and the NHL made some tweaks to the rulebook. More on both stories in today's edition of the Tracks.
Tanner Pearson went from undrafted afterthought in the 2010 and 2011 drafts to first-round pick of the Los Angeles Kings in 2012 and playing big time minutes in the Kings' run to the 2014 in the proverbial blink of an eye. The Kings have hopes that there is an even bigger step forward for the former Barrie Colt this season.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:18 pm
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